Efforts to make Boughey Distribution a more efficient and therefore attractive option for subcontractors have paid off, according to owner NWF Group. In its results for the twelve months to 31 May 2016, Boughey Distribution delivered “a strong year” despite a backdrop of intense competition between its supermarket customers. The haulier, which specialises in storage and transportation of ambient groceries in the North West, focused on advance preparation of loads this year to ensure departures were on or ready ahead […]
C Butt is seeing an “important turnaround” in its fortunes this year after winning new business and expanding existing partnerships, according to joint MD Jonathan Butt.
R Swain & Sons boosts turnover and profits in 2018 despite impact of “Beast from the East” and Brexit
R Swain & Sons defied adverse weather conditions to boost turnover by almost a third and pretax profit by close to three quarters last year, helped by its acquisition of Express Freight in June 2018.
Kuehne + Nagel’s acquisition of international groupage specialist RH Freight in March last year caught many in the industry – including Motor Transport it has to be said – by surprise. But it was all part of the Swiss-owned global logistics business’ long term strategy, as Glenn Lindfield, KN’s senior vice president for contract logistics in North West Europe, tells Steve Hobson Unlike some other logistics firms who spend big money promoting their brands, family-owned Swiss logistics giant Kuehne + […]